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LATEST CASE NUMBERS
As of Friday, June 18, the state reports that 849,626 doses of vaccine have been administered in Montana, and 418,006 Montanans have been fully immunized. The state has reported a cumulative total of 113,167 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 75 new cases since the most recent report, 509 active cases, and 111,007 people considered recovered. State officials also report that 5,438 of the cases have resulted in hospitalizations, with 53 patients currently hospitalized. There have been 1,651 Montana deaths attributed to the disease. The state does not update COVID statistics on Saturday or Sunday. The state’s official dashboard is here, and more information on the numbers reported by the state is here.
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Prior to March 7, 2021 this page included live trend charts based on data provided by the Covid Tracking Project, which ceased its data collection activities at that point. Graphics shown below include pandemic trends through that date.
Lawmakers abruptly postponed Friday floor sessions in response to a positive COVID-19 case inside the Capitol. Here’s what happened, and how it affects the Legislature’s schedule.
COVID-19 vaccine providers across Montana have temporarily stopped administering the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, responding to a joint recommendation issued early this week by the Centers for Disease Control and the Food and Drug Administration.
A member of Gov. Greg Gianforte’s staff tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday morning after becoming symptomatic Sunday, according to a spokesperson for the governor. This is the second governor’s office staffer publicly reported to have tested positive for the virus since early February.
Montana’s public schools are set to receive nearly $500 million in COVID-19 relief funds, with tens of millions more available at the state’s discretion. Where will the money go, and how will it be used to recover from the pandemic?
A reporting project by KHN, Montana Free Press and the University of Montana School of Journalism finds the biggest test of that disparate system looms as vaccine eligibility expands.
Multibillion stimulus bill aims to spur Montana into post-COVID prosperity. Here’s what lawmakers want to spend.
House Bill 632 directs a massive influx of cash, equivalent to about $2,800 per Montana resident, toward spending on infrastructure, business support, social services and education — investments that proponents say will help carry Montana into post-COVID prosperity.
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